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2016 Undergraduate Tuition
3.54% growth from 2015
After Financial Aid
2014 Student Loan
Default Rate
2016 Acceptance Rate
2,251 Applicants
2016 Enrolled Students
83.7% full-time
2016 Graduation Rate
145 Graduates

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The median tuition at Kettering University is $39,790, which is $7,580 more than the national median tuition of $32,210.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $37,169.

In 2016, 96% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 59% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

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Kettering University received 2,251 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 9.2% annual decline. Out of those 2,251 applicants, 1,617 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 71.8% acceptance rate.

There were 2,326 students enrolled at Kettering University in 2016, and 11% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Kettering University has an overall enrollment yield of 25.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

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Kettering University has a total enrollment of 2,326 students. The full-time enrollment at Kettering University is 1,947 students and the part-time enrollment is 379. This means that 83.7% of students enrolled at Kettering University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Kettering University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 70.1% White, 4.26% Hispanic or Latino, 3.91% Asian, 3.31% Black or African American, 2.49% Two or More Races, 0.39% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.04% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Kettering University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (47.2%), followed by White Female (10.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (2.58%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Male (1.85%), followed by White Female (0.77%) and Black or African American Male (0.26%).

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In 2016, 323 fewer women than men graduated from Kettering University. The majority of students graduating from Kettering University are White. These 328 graduates mean that there were 3.6 times more White graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 91 graduates.

The most common Bachelor's Degree awarded at Kettering University is Mechanical Engineering with 159 graduates, followed by Electrical & Electronics Engineering with 48 graduates and General Computer Engineering with 31 graduates.

The most specialized major across all degree types at Kettering University, meaning they have significantly more graduates than the national average across all institutions, is Engineering, with 337 graduates, followed by Math & Statistics with 7 graduates and Business with 118 graduates.


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Kettering University has an endowment valued at nearly $81M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.28M (1.58%), compared to the 1.44% average return ($414,206 on $28.9M) across all Master's Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, Kettering University had a total expenditure of $54.9M. Of that $54.9M, they spent $23.8M on salaries and $7.16M on benefits.

Kettering University employs 39 Professors, 33 Assistant professors, and 32 Associate professors. Most academics at Kettering University are Male Professors (35), Male Associate professors (23), and Male Assistant professors (18).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Kettering University are: Management, with 58 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 54 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 38 employees.



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